Long Beach Peninsula Project Awarded Coastal Wetland Grant

Columbia Land Trust scored a major victory this week when its Long Beach Peninsula Wetlands Conservation Project was awarded a $914,375 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Columbia Land Trust will acquire and protect 400 acres of declining coastal wetlands, riparian areas and conifer forest on the Long Beach Peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and Willapa Bay,…

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Forestlands for All
Columbia Land Trust teamed up with a timber company and public leaders to avert a development crisis south of Mount St. Helens.
[In the Media] Our Pine Creek West Purchase featured in the Columbian

A crucial phase of our multi-year Mount St. Helens Forest Conservation effort recently came to fruition when we purchased the development rights for 3,095 acres of contiguous forestlands west of Pine Creek. The purchase permanently protects critical riverside habitat and ensures continued forestry on some 2,885 acres. Read more in the Columbian.

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Special Visit to the Haul Road Project

Columbia Land Trust had a surprise visitor on the Klickitat River yesterday afternoon.  Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was in the area touring salmon recovery projects with her regional staff and the Yakama Nation Fisheries Program when they decided to drop in on Columbia Land Trust’s Haul Road…

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Jason Mraz Helps Portland School Achieve Backyard Habitat Certification!

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program had a special visitor on Friday. Singer-songwriter superstar Jason Mraz joined Columbia Land Trust’s Gaylen Beatty and two fifth-grade classes at Portland’s Sunnyside Elementary to put the finishing touches on a Certified Backyard Habitat. Mraz, who has been promoting urban gardens and stewardship of the land during his recent tour,…

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[Event] Wild Splendor 2014: A Night to Remember

On Thursday, October 16, Columbia Land Trust, along with 300 of our closest supporters and friends, celebrated Wild Splendor! The event, our biggest fundraiser of the year, was a true success – and a lot of fun. We watched the world premier of The River’s Will, a short film about our largest restoration project to date;…

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[In the Media] Our Powerdale Project in the Hood River News

Columbia Land Trust will remove 2,600 feet of  decaying steel pipe along the Hood River while leaving the trail section of the pipeline intact. It’s a beautiful thing when restoration work can happily coexist with public and recreational access. Read more in the Hood River News.

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